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Sunnyvale Dermatology

603 S. Knickerbocker Dr.

Sunnyvale,  CA   94087

(408) 736-0441

Diseases and Surgery of the Skin

Cosmetic Dermatology

Dr. Bernard Recht


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SilkPeel is a new, breakthrough procedure that combines precision exfoliation with Dermalinfusion to address patient-specific skin conditions.

Operating on a closed-loop vacuum system, the SilkPeel's diamond treatment head exfoliates the skin while delivering a topical dermaceutical at a controlled intensity.

The SilkPeel stimulates new cell growth and addresses skin-specific conditions. This includes topicals for hydrating, skin lightening, and acne.

The risks of traditional microdermabrasion are eliminated by the SilkPeel's crystal-free technology with patients experiencing little to no discomfort.


  1. Simultaneous exfoliation and topical delivery

  2. A selection of topical solutions specific to the patient's skin condition

  3. More than 10 combinations of medical grade diamond treatment heads and handpiece tip sizes for optimal treatment

  4. Patented hand piece design

  5. Dual digital LED display for precise vacuum and flow settings

  6. Goes beyond microdermabrasion by providing simultaneous exfoliation and Dermalinfusion topical delivery treatment

  7. Performs a painless, soothing treatment

  8. Delivers noticeable near-term results and lasting skin improvement

  9. Allows an immediate return to normal activities

  10. Offers a choice of topical formulations to address each person's unique skin care needs

  11. Eliminates the risk and health concerns of aluminum-based crystals

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Q.What exactly is Silkpeel?

  2. A.Silkpeel's "wet abrasion" exfoliates the skin and simultaneously infuses a topical dermaceutical, addressing your specific skin condition and stimulating new cell growth to give your skin the revitalization you want.

  1. Q.Is it safe?

  2. A.Yes Silkpeel is a safe, comfortable treatment. You are no longer exposed to the hazards of particulate microdermabrasion with Silkpeel's crystal-free technology. The equipment is thoroughly disinfected between procedures.

Q. How long does the procedure take?

  1. A.Procedures typically last about 20 minutes. Plus, because the Silkpeel delivers a dermaceutical during treatment, your post-treatment protocol is quick and easy. 

Q. Will there be any pain or discomfort?

  1. A.The exfoliation may cause a mild tightening of the skin. Combined with the cool, moisturizing effect of the topicals, your skin will feel healthy and smooth.

Q. Do you have a topical for my skin condition?

  1. A. Silkpeel addresses the most common skin conditions with topicals for dry skin, fine lines, and wrinkles; hyper pigmentation and sun spots; blemishes and acne; environmental damage.

Q. What will my skin look like after a treatment?

  1. A.Your skin will have an immediate, radiant glow that leaves you looking healthy and renewed.

Q. Will I miss work or have to alter my social schedule?

  1. A.Silkpeel is easily performed within an hour so you can promptly return to your normal activities.

Q. What do I need to do after treatment?

  1. A.Your aesthetician will customize a post-care regimen, which may include moisturizers, cleansers, serums, and sunscreen to enhance and maintain results.

  1. Q.How long will it take to see results?

  2. A.You will see visible results after the first treatment and will achieve optimal results after 4 to 6

     treatments spread 7 to 10 days apart, supplemented by a daily post-care routine. A monthly

     maintenance treatment will help your skin stay healthy and help you age gracefully.